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The location of Falls City

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Falls City.

This page contains six sections:

Around Falls City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Falls City. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northeast of Falls City and has a population of 55,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,359   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,177   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   738   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Arley   [Map]   350   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carbon Hill   [Map]   1,964   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crane Hill   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Double Springs   [Map]   1,051   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Farriss   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grayson   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Houston   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lynn   [Map]   638   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nauvoo   [Map]   211   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Powellville   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Slick Ford   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Slicklizzard   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Townley   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

For more communities neighboring Falls City, please visit our County-by-County Page for Falls City.

Winston County ...

Falls City is located in Winston County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Winston County: Cullman, Franklin, Lawrence, Marion & Walker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Falls City ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Curry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast of Falls City   [Map]
Marigold   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Marylee   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Poplar Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Rosehill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Slick Ford   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Spain Ford   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Sunlight   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Falls City.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Falls City. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Falls City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Falls City ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Falls City.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Falls City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Falls City. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   148 miles [238.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   165 miles [265.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   168 miles [270.4 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   223 miles [358.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   245 miles [394.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSW   58 miles [93.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Falls City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Falls City.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Falls City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Falls City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Falls City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Falls City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falls City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0243, Longitude: -87.2828     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Falls City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Falls City), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Falls City.



 
 
 

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